Wednesday, November 5, 2008

My first CVS trip

My first CVS trip didnt go so well but there is room to improve it with time! Since I am new to the whole coupon thing here goes nothing!

First transaction:
4 packs of coke for 4/$12($3ECB)
Crest Pro Health toothpaste $2.50 w/$1.00 off coupon
Air Effects spray $2.50w/$1.00 off spray
4 Nesquik Drinks 2/$3($.50 off of one instore coupon)making it 2/$2
Always infinity pads on sale $4.99 with$1.00 ECB had a $2 coupon making it $2.99
Total OOP was $28.63 saved $23.29 :(

Second transaction
4 packs of soda 4/$12 with $4.00 ECB making them 4/$8
Total OOP was $8.48 saved $13.56

Total OOP was about$37.xx and saved almost $37.xx maybe next time!

Frugal Upstate is giving away a prize!

Wow! Fugal Upstate is giving a way a cupcake maker for kids! Go and enter to get your chance to win!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

New to this

Okay so I am a little new to the whole save more than you spend thing but I am going to scope out the paper for coupons, sales and what not. I will be able to save more than I spend but it will take some pracice!